Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0133942651
ISBN 13: 978-0-13394-265-1

Chapter 4 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions - Conceptual Questions: 9

Answer

The ball will land on the X.

Work Step by Step

When the plane is moving at a steady speed, the ball on the magnet is also moving at the same steady speed. There is no difference in the speed of the plane and the ball. As the ball drops through the air, it has the same horizontal speed as the plane. Therefore, the ball will land on the X.
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